Hasta Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction

The Moon owns Hastha Nakshatra. Moon signifies water and vegetation. If it rains during Hasta Nakshatra, i.e. during this period, then the crops would be good. Hasta nakshatra in astrology is one of the Tiryaka Mukhi Nakshatras (or the Nakshatras, which have their mouths curved). In these nakshatras, things related to roads, dams, the expansion of metals, chariots, boats, etc., can be auspiciously begun and performed.

Hasta Nakshatra in Astrology

Symbol: A Hand The symbol for Hasta is a hand or a fist. The symbol of this constellation is an indication of the development of hands during this period.

Deity: The Savithru

  • Savithru is one of the Aadhithya. This is a third Aadhithya in a sequence that followed Bhaga and Aryama. Savithru means the one who rises. Another meaning is the one with rays.
  • Savithru has golden arms and beautiful hands. His speech is pleasant. His eyes are golden, and his hair is yellow. He wears orange-brown clothes.
  • He has a golden chariot. He is mobile and stationary. He is a protector of all beings.
Range160⁰ - 173⁰ 20”
YogatharaAlgorab or Delta Corvi
Apparent Magnitude2.95
Latitude-12⁰ 11” 45’
Longitude169⁰ 53” 3’
Right ascension12h 29m 36.3s
Declination-16⁰ 29” 16’

Characteristics of Hasta Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Handsome, stable body.
  • Blessed with all kinds of possessions, wealthy.
  • Warrior, strong, daring, valorous, destroys his enemies.
  • Independent.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Excellent character, generous, helpful to others, serves others.
  • Famous, respected by kings.
  • Intelligent, learned, all knowledgeable, interested in music.
  • Likely to get all the property of the father.
  • Lives in foreign lands.
  • Respects God and pious people.
  • Happy with family and friends.
  • Cruel, untruthful, take others' property, thief, bad people, limited enjoyments, addicted to females.

Attributes of Hasta Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Spread from 10'00" to 23'20" Kanya. The 12 names of the sun are: (1) Arun, (2) Aditya, (3) Tapan, (4) Divakar, (5) Bhaskar, (6) Bhanu, (7) Martanda, (8) Mihir, (9) Ravi, (10) Bivakar, (11) Sahasramsu and (12) Surya.
  • This star causes all the attributes these names etymologically connote. From the Surya, we derive creativity and creation, and from creation, we derive light, luster, and strength.
  • Surya is the prime cause of dominion, kingship, power of immunity, and the light that dispels darkness.
  • Budha is the cause of knowledge. If placed in this star, he sheds light all around. Ravi, with this Nakshatra, enhances the instinct of dominion and the capacity to rule over others. It brushes up human intelligence, making it more luminous and makes a man vibrant with life and light.
  • The symbol is a closed hand or fist. It would follow that this signifies determination and clenched resolution. To keep everybody within one's grip, the possessive instinct follows from the nature of this star. The magician and the pick-pocket are also born under this star - variation from nobler attributes.

Description of Hasta Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise

  • According to Hora Sara: Should one be born in Hasta, one will be sensually disposed, clever, good in speaking, and be disposed of thievishly. He will be rich and be intent on living in foreign places. He will show enthusiasm in war, be very expert, and destroy enemies.
  • According to Jataka Parijata: If the Moon is in (Hasta), the person will be devoted to love and virtue, befriend the learned and live in opulence.
  • According to Sage Narada: One born in Hasta will be a learned man, a thief, enthusiastic, serve others, live in foreign lands, be valorous, and addicted to females.
  • According to Brihat Samhita: The star Hasta makes one industry, impudent, fond of drinking, merciless and thievish.

Hasta Nakshatra Pada Description

Hasta Nakshatra 1st Pada:

  • Aries Navamsa (Governed by Mars)
  • The person will have traits like Physical Vitality, Aggressive, Willing to Work Hard, Good at Business Dealings Possess Strength, Works Quickly, Can be Argumentative, "Putting the hammer down" Situations.
  • Those born in the first pada are quick, strong, wealthy, drunkards, doing bad works, stingy, quarrelsome, suffer from phlegmatic diseases and ups and downs in life.

Hasta Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

  • Taurus Navamsa (Governed by Venus)
  • The person will be Practical, Down to Earth, Honest, Moral, Sweet Speaking and Very Creative, Making Emotional Connections Through Art, Artistic work with Hands, Building something with Value, Physical Artistic Pursuits.
  • Those born in the second pada are slow but endowed with good qualities, having fewer enemies, learned in the scriptures, stable minded, handsome, interested in the goodwill of others, attracted by womenfolk, and reserved.

Hasta Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

  • Gemini Navamsa (Governed by Mercury)
  • The Person will be Intelligent, Clever, Containing Great Knowledge, Well Informed and Educated Communicative, Speaking, Natural Writing, Writing Documents, Drafts, Books, both Fiction and Non-Fiction, Manual Writing.
  • Those born in the third pada are good transactors, highly sexy, bad intentional, but do religious performances, interested in the wise and happy friendship.

Hasta Nakshatra 4th Pada:

  • Cancer Navamsa (Governed by Moon)
  • The Person has some Strong Dose of Feminine Energy, Calmness, Behaved and Bristled with Compassion Motherly, Nurturing, Emotionally Built on Helping Others, Servings Others with Their Hands, Lending Compassion, and a Helping Hand.
  • Those born in the fourth pada are employed by the king, respectful, short-tempered, of clear mind, protectors of those unprotected, and possess control over their senses. They are brave, kind, and respected.

Sun’s Ingress (April 14 – April 27) for Hasta Nakshatra

  • The sun enters Hastha on Sept 26 and stays there till Oct 9.
  • If you are born during this period, your Sun is in Hastha Nakshatra.  The next five Nakshatra from Hastha are considered beneficial Nakshatra, and you may find that many key festivals, including Dasara and Diwali, are planned during this period.
  • This period is two and a half months, and it starts on Sept 26th and ends on November 2nd.

Tree of Hasta: Arishta or Mahanimba

Arishta tree is called Mahanimba or Melia azedarach. It is an ornamental tree. It is a good insect repellent.  Its wood is used for furniture. It has
anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic properties.

Applications of Arishta:-

1.It is effective in the treatment of piles.
2.It is even effective in asthma and cough.
3.It is also effective in the treatment of ulcers.
4.It is a blood purifying agent.
5.The oil obtained from it is used in rheumatism.

Astronomical Information of Hasta Nakshatra

  • Most of the astronomers agree that the Yogathara of Hasta is Algorab or Delta Corvi. It is a blue-white star and considered a very hot star.

Remedies for Hasta Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedFoxtail millet or Raa
VrathamGayathri Purascharan, Ravivar Vratham
Vedic SookthamGayathri Manthra, Savitha Sooktham

Hasta Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Sign (Rashi) compatibility of Hasta Nakshatra Bride

Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Libra, Capricorn

Sign (Rashi) compatibility of Hasta Nakshatra Groom

Taurus, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Capricorn

Nakshatra Compatibility of Hasta Nakshatra Bride

  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrigashira*
  • Gemini: Mrigashira*, Aardhra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Pushya*, Aashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Poorva, Uttara
  • Virgo: Uttara, Chitra
  • Libra: Chitra, Swati*, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha
  • Sagittarius: Poorvashada, Uttarashada
  • Capricorn: Uttarashada, Shravan, Dhanishta
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta
  • Pisces: Uttarabhadrapada, Revati*

Nakshathra Compatibility of Hasta Nakshatra Groom

  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrigashira
  • Gemini: Mrigashira*, Aardra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Pushya, Aashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Poorva, Uttara
  • Virgo: Uttara, Chitra
  • Libra: Chitra, Swati*, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha
  • Sagittarius: Poorvashada, Uttarashada
  • Capricorn: Uttarashada, Shravana, Dhanishta
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Poorvabhadrapada
  • Pisces: Uttarabhadrapada, Revati

Compatibility Factors of Hasta Nakshatra

  • Nadi: Aadhya or First.
  • Gana (Nature): Dev or God.
  • Yoni (Animal Symbol): Mahishi or buffalo.
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Hasta Nakshatra: Success.
  • Result of first menses on Hasta Nakshatra: Wealthy, friendly, will have sons, gets an important position, generous, and enjoys pleasures.
  • Result of performing Shraddha on Hasta Nakshatra: Greatness.
  • Beneficial Activities on Hasta: Selling, learning, wearing new clothes and jewellery, stage performance, art, and craft, washing precious clothes for the first time, travelling, plantation, marketing, digging a well or a borewell, learning to dance, starting a new job, ploughing, sowing seeds, Vaman, Virechan, Shiramokshan and entering a new property.
  • Beneficial Savskara or Ceremonies on Hasta: Naming, piercing, first solid feeding to baby, introducing letters to a baby, haircut, shave, threading, manicure, pedicure, intercourse for progeny, first shave of a baby, start learning a new subject, threading ceremony, Anugraha, Deeksha and wedding.

Summary of Hasta Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha RulerMoon
SymbolA hand
RulershipThieves, elephants, those who travel in chariots, elephant drivers, artisans, commodities, cereals, men learned in Vedas, traders, and men of prowess.
Moon in HastaThe person is liable to get excited easily and intensely, is bold and insolent, susceptible to drinking, is heartless, and a thief.
DirectionLevel/ Sideways
NatureLaghu (light)